3 new bands to take stage
This year’s Bluegrass at the Lake will feature three new bands Friday and Saturday.
The Sassanachs, a Hesston-based Irish and folk rock band, will launch the festival at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Jenna and Martin, from Kansas City, will take the stage at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Red dirt bluegrass band Mountain Deer Revival of Wichita will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Returning bands are Fast Food Junkies of Wichita, Grody Riggins of Winfield, 80 Proof Engine of Newton, and Prospect, of Wichita.
Gates to the festival will open at 5 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday.
Festival-goers are being urged to bring their own blankets and chairs. Camping is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
“We do allow pup-ups,” lake superintendent Isaac Hett said.
Food trucks, vendors, a corn hole tournament, a silent auction, Bluegrass at the Lake merchandise, and a 50/50 raffle will be available.
Proceeds from the corn hole tournament, silent auction, Festival t-shirts and koozies, and 50/50 raffle support the bluegrass festival.
On-site transportation will be available from Festi-Cab. Cost is by donation.
Entertainment schedule is:
6:30 p.m. - The Sassanachs.
8:30 p.m. - 80 Proof Engine.
10:30 p.m. – Fast Food Junkies.
1 p.m. - Corn hole tournament registration begins.
2 p.m. - Corn hole tournament.
4 p.m. - Silent auction begins.
4:30 p.m. - Jenna and Martin.
6:30 p.m. – Prospect.
7 p.m. - Silent auction ends.
8 p.m. - Silent auction and 50/50 raffle winners announced.
8:30 p.m. - Mountain Deer Revival.
10:30 p.m. - Grody Riggins.
Admission is $10 for guests 13 and older. Kids 12 and younger are admitted free. Outside food and drinks are allowed.